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Network Engineer Microsoft Office

Arlington, Texas, United States
January 24, 2017

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Muamba Simon Bakatulowa

**** ****** *****

Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Tel: 972-***-****



Experience in designing, installing, configuring and maintenance of Enterprise Networks using Cisco routers, Catalyst Switches

Extensively exposed to troubleshooting, maintaining devices and migration of technology

Extensive working experience and knowledge of routing protocols like RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and MPLS

Extensive working experience of VLANs, Ether channels, Spanning tree protocol and HSRP

Extensive working experience of Access Control Lists (ACL)

Experience in Network administration, management and monitoring using SolarWinds, Tivoli, InfoBlock, ACS and ISE

Experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting network security solutions using Cisco ASA’s

Extensive working experience in Cabling

Efficient use of Microsoft Office for documentation and presentation tool


LAN Technologies: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, VLAN, VTP, STP, RSTP, MST and HSRP.

WAN Technologies: T1 and MPLS

WLAN Technologies: Lightweight AP’s, AP Provisioning

Cisco Equipments: Cisco routers (7600, 7200, 3800, 3700, 3600, 2900, 2800, 2600, 1900 series)

Catalyst switches (6500, 4900, 4500, 3700, 3500, 2900 series)

Cisco Firewalls: ASA 5506, 5515, 5520 and 5525

Alcatel Equipment: 7750 SR7, 7750 SR12

Juniper Equipment: MX490 Beginner Exposure

Routing Protocols: RIPv1/v2, MPLS, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IS-IS, IGRP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP

Network Security: NAT/PAT, ACL, Firewall Design, VPN Configuration, SSL, TACACS+

Infrastructure Services: DHCP, DNS, SMTP, TFTP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, IP SLA

Load Balancers: NetScaler and fresh start for F5 Big IP

Documentation: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio

Operating System: Cisco IOS, NX-OS, Windows Vista, Windows 7


Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Voice

Master In Business –University of Bordeaux 1 (Montesquieu) Bordeaux-France


Electronic Commerce Inc Sept 2016 – To present

Network Engineer

Configuring and maintaining Cisco ASA: Single, Primary-Standby and Active-Active

Designing, implementing and maintaining VPN tunnels to remote offices

Setting and maintaining VPN tunnels with Clients

Allowing access to internal Servers with extensive use of Acl’s

Troubleshooting ASA’s access issues using tools like Packetracer and Packet Capture

Extensive use of Packet snifer like Wireshak

Configuring and connecting Cisco switches and routers


• Cisco routers 2921, 2800 series; Cisco Catalyst switches 2960 G

• ASR routers 1006 and 1013

• Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K

• Firewall ASA 5506, 5515 and 5520

• Load Balancers: Baracuda

• Routing Protocols: OSPF and Static Routing

• Administration tools: SolarWinds, Samanage and SharePoint

Cash America International Sept 2013 – Sept 2016

Network Engineer

Evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, output, and latency.

Planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures, establishing connections and firewalls.

Securing network by limiting, monitoring, controlling and evaluating access.

Performing Network address assignment.

Identifying users’ needs to guarantee network access availability.

Upgrading network by conferring with vendors: developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.

Installing and supporting LANs, WANs, network segments, internet, and intranet systems to ensure network connectivity throughout the company LAN/WAN infrastructure.

Installing and maintaining network hardware and software.

Personally assigned to maintain corporate network infrastructure in a way to guarantee a 99.99% uptime.

Well versed in configuring, verifying and troubleshooting Network devices: Cisco switches, routers and ASA’s.

Active member of the team in charge of conceiving and executing projects aiming to improve company traffic delivery and security: configuration, MOP redaction, maintenance scheduling and execution.

Defining, documenting and enforcing System Standards.

Troubleshooting traffic outages.


Cisco routers 7600, 7200, 3900, 2921, 2800 series; Cisco Catalyst switches 6509, 4500, 3750 and 3600 series

ASR routers 1006 and 1013

Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K

Firewall ASA 5520, 5545

Cisco ISE

Cisco ACS

Load Balancers: NetScaler, F5 Big IP (freshly brought in)

WAN Optimizers: Bluecoat 500, 9000, PacketShaper 7500, 12000

Routing Protocols: OSPF, BGP and EIGRP

Administration tools: SolarWinds, Tivoli, InfoBlock, and SharePoint

Zayo Bandwidth June 2013 - Sept 2013

Network Engineer (contract)

Providing IP services up to Level 2 to customers including local ISP, Call Centers and Banks.

Troubleshooting connectivity issues relating to circuit and link failures.

Troubleshooting BGP peering issues and analyzing BGP routing tables including: Prefix-lists filtering, route maps, route reflector and all issues relating to BGP route flapping.

Carrying investigation, isolating, acting as escalation point, oversighting and resolving end-to-end routing difficult and critical issues.

Ability to effectively communicate and interact often in-person with customers on operational and maintenance issues.

Maintaining and updating network documentation.


Juniper MX490, M10, M7i

Cisco routers 7600, 7200, 3900, 2800, and 2600 xm series; Cisco Catalyst switches 6509, 4500, 3750 and 3500 series.

Alcatel Lucent Multi-layer switches 7750 SR 1, 7750 SR 7, 7750 SRc 12

Routing and Routed Protocols MPLS, BGP, STP, VTP, HSRP, GLBP and OSPF

Intensive usage of interactive Databases, Web based interfaces and programs such as HSD, Remedy, SharePoint, XLR2, NNET IP lookup, Salesforce and SAM for Alcatel Lucent configurations

Century Link Dec 2012 - June 2013

Network Engineer (contract)

Century link was migrating from Cisco environments to Alcatel Lucent infrastructure. In charge of North and South Carolina, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Market and performed the following tasks:

Auditing all Cisco and Alcatel Lucent devices in the Century link network (in the dedicated markets) to evaluate their actual capacities and foresee eventual migrations to be implemented.

Reporting all conclusions in a Pre-Migration Spreadsheet.

Elaboration of the Migration Spreadsheet in regard of a provided Interconnection sheet.

MOP Redaction.

Migration Procedures:

oRemoving and Cleaning up removed Cisco Routers

oModifying Cisco Routers configuration in regard of the new network diagram. (Cisco Routers kept in the network environment)

oMaintenance operations, new structures health check and, if necessary, Rollback operations.

Removing, adding, deleting, creating and configuring E-pipes sites and Interfaces through SAM.

VLAN configuration, VLAN Turnover configuration and port configuration in the BRAS.

BRAS audit and configuration.

Updating all databases or programs with new configuration.


Cisco routers 7600, 7200, 3900, 2800, and 2600 xm series; Cisco Catalyst switches 6509, 4500, 3750 and 3500 series

Alcatel Lucent Multi-layer switches 7750 SR 1, 7750 SR 7, 7750 SRc 12, Calixte E7 and C7

ASR routers 1006 and 1013

Routing and Routed Protocols MPLS, BGP, STP, VTP, HSRP, GLBP and OSPF

JP Morgan Chase May 2009 - Dec 2012

Network Dispatch

Installed, configured and managed Cisco routers such as 7200 series, 3800 series, 3700 series, 2800 series and Cisco Catalyst switch series 6500, 4500, 3500, and 2900.

Configured networks using routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP and manipulated routing updates using route-map, distribute list and administrative distance for on-demand Infrastructure.

Implemented Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) by tuning parameters like preempt, priority and track.

Responsible for day to day management of Cisco Devices, Traffic management and monitoring.

Deploying and Implementing Network Infrastructures for Chase Bank new Branches.


Cisco routers 7200, 3800, 2800; Cisco Catalyst switches 6500, 4500, 3500, 2900

Routing Protocols OSPF and EIGRP

Worked on Cisco devices with network devices including 1800, 2500 and 3600 series routers and 3500, 2900, 1900 series switches.

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